IBISWorld’s Plywood Procurement Research Report offers purchasing insight into the Plywood market. Our analysis dissects pricing trends and the supply chain, including highlighting key suppliers and their financial benchmarks. The report also provides key pieces of take-away intelligence, such as negotiation question preparation and a buying decision scorecard, which includes factors weighted according to their importance in the decision-making process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Plywood - Recent Price Trend

Plywood prices have been growing during the three years to 2016 at an estimated average annual rate of 2.0%. A combination of rising input costs and greater overall construction activity has fueled price growth. Residential and nonresidential construction expenditure as well as the number of housing starts have been rising strongly during the past three years, largely as a result of low interest...


Plywood - Total Cost of Ownership

Plywood products have a medium total cost of ownership. The major lifetime ownership costs are related to product acquisition, shipping, storage and handling costs. Shipping costs can be significant if buyers are located far from supplier facilities. Buyers should select suppliers within manageable distances to their locations to ensure quick order turnaround, on-time delivery and reduced freight...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of plywood, which is a building product made from pressed layers of wood sheets laid with opposing grains. Plywood is commonly used in construction because of its strength and stability. It is typically purchased through lumberyards and wholesalers, but it can also be procured through retail outlets. This report does not include medium-density fiberboard or particleboard.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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